Fuse’s practices includes teaching and training in universities, schools and colleges, in youth and community settings and Fuse Creative Hubs. Fuse are co founders of EFETSA (European Federation for Education and Training in Street Arts) and SAWA (Street Arts Winter Academy).
The company trains students and emergent artists across a range of popular and accessible arts: street arts, circus arts, visual arts, production skills.
Fuse directors created the first BA (Hons) Street Arts degree programme in the world at University of Winchester, co-founded the first full time circus school in the UK: Fooltime in Bristol.
As international tutors, they currently teach street arts on the MA Street Arts degree in Lleida in Spain and in the Sugla school in Slovenia.
The company runs a series of Creative and Digital hubs interconnecting formal education and informal training in mobile workshops across Southern England.
They also work in colleges and schools as Weston Academy BA Hons Performing Arts and at theatre schools across the world when part of British Council tours.
The company is passionate in providing accessible and affordable training that helps the development of the next generation of young artists and supports the development of talent, increasing skills and confidence and transferable skills through arts practices.
ARTS AND WELLBEING
Fuse works in the area of Arts and Wellbeing both independently and with the University of Winchester
The company is currently developing EU projects that use the arts practically in conflict resolution and migration; in intergenerational arts projects; teenage pregnancy campaigns funded by the NHS; in areas with indicies of high social deprivation; regenerated community programmes integrating communities.
The company supports social and environmental programmes of action and the use of the arts as a catalyst to bring positive change.